6 Alberta Athletes make the Junior National Team

Following a successful selection camp this past weekend in Toronto, Ringette Canada today announced the roster for its junior national team that will compete at the 2016 world ringette championship taking place in Helsinki, Finland from December 28th, 2015 to January 4th, 2016.

“We were extremely impressed with the skill level of the athletes on the ice this past weekend,” said Lorrie Horne, junior national team head coach. “Not only are they the finest group of U21 athletes in the country, they are exceptional young women. We are very proud and confident about our performance at the world ringette championship.”

All six athletes who attended the Junior National Selection Camp made the roster. We are incredibly proud of these young ladies!

Congratulations to:

Ellen Hoban – Calgary – Calgary U19AA – goalie

Kelsie Caine – Red Deer – Edmonton WAM! NRL

Annie Debaji – Edmonton – Edmonton Elite U19AA

Justine Exner – Calgary – Calgary Rath NRL

Robyn Gillespie – Sherwood Park – Edmonton WAM! NRL

Lauren Henderson – St. Albert – St. Albert Mission U19AA

The U21 Team Canada roster will include a total of 8 Albertans, with 6 players and 2 team staff representing from our Ringette community!

We can’t wait to see you ladies compete!